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ALMA telescope spies a supermassive black hole’s spinning disk

For decades, astronomers have spoken of galaxies with supermassive black holes at their cores. Now they say they’ve clearly confirmed one such hole’s …

Black Holes

Green Comet Will Pass Near Earth—With a Twin

A rare double comet is buzzing by; here’s how to see it for yourself.<p>A rapidly brightening green comet is making a historically close encounter with Earth on Monday, March 21. And following right behind it like a tagalong sibling is a second, smaller comet.<p>The green comet, named 252P/LINEAR, is …

Astronomy

Newly Discovered Super-Earth Give Clues On How Planets Form

In a constellation 100 light years away, Carnegie astronomers discover largest super-earth to date<p>In the Pisces constellation, 100 light-years away, …

Astronomy

Rotisserie Chicken Ramen

1. In a medium sauté pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and sauté until well browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. …

Recipes

Beyond the Big Bang: What would it have been like to witness the birth of the universe?

A research paper has investigated the amount of light available in the newborn universe to offer clues as to how bright the Big Bang was<p>Something …

Astrophysics

This NASA Probe Will Fly Closer to The Sun Than Anything Ever Before

Crazy!<p>Shortly after NASA was established in 1958, the nation's top scientists compiled a list of missions they thought the brand-new space agency …

Astronomy

Meera Sodha’s swede laksa noodle soup recpe

Buttery, earthy swedes and sweet caramelised shallots add smoky magic to this aromatic south-east-Asian noodle soup<p>A wise man (OK, Jay Rayner) once said of laksa’s medicinal properties that “it should be available on the NHS by prescription”, and I agree. With its searing chilli, ginger and garlic …

Recipes

Meatball Parm in a Blanket

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:35 minActive:20 min<p>Yield:25 to 30 pieces<p>Level:Easy<p>More from:<p>Recipe courtesy of Food Network<p>Recipe courtesy of …

Cooking

An Asteroid The Size Of The Burj Khalifa Will Fly Past The Earth On February 4

An asteroid roughly the size of the world’s tallest building — the Burj Khalifa — is set to fly past the Earth sometime next month. According to</i> …

Space Exploration

There Might Be A Universe Inside Every Black Hole

Most experts agree that the universe started as an infinitely hot and dense point called a singularity. Wait a minute. Isn't that what people call …

Theoretical Physics

Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

Scientists from several institutions around the world detected the event happen 130 million light years away by detecting the gravitational waves the …

Salted Caramel Banana Pudding

Salted Caramel Banana Pudding<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Shortcut Salted Caramel: Melt butter and light brown sugar in a small saucepan over …

This Seriously Creepy Asteroid Is Coming Back To Earth For Round Two

By<p>Filed Under Science & Halloween<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>As I’ve said before, there’s nothing more …

A NASA astronaut films his spacewalk — and a breathtaking view of Earth

On its surface, Earth is chaos. It is traffic jams and the threat of nuclear war and fake news operations trying to punk real ones but owning themselves spectacularly in the process.<p>But launch yourself a couple hundred miles above the atmosphere, and Earth seems a different world. It is quiet. It …

Space Science

No-bake Lemon Cheesecake

Does the world need another cheesecake recipe? Probably not, but I’m sharing this because it’s easy, it works, and it tastes good. Lemon desserts are …

Down

Here is the best way to make homemade caramel. First, put your sugar in a large, clean sauce pan. It needs to be clean to ensure the sugar crystals …

Scientists Will Look For Signs of Life on This Newly Discovered Earth-Size Planet

It's just 11 light-years away!<p>At just 11 light-years from our Solar System, a newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest we've ever found …

Universe

Pumpkin Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a standard 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk flour, …

There's a giant egg floating in our solar system with a ring around it

Some of the most exciting new discoveries in space come from far, far away, thanks to telescopes capable of detecting exoplanets that are so distant we'd likely never be able to actually visit them, but that doesn't mean there isn't still some pretty interesting stuff here in our own Solar System. …

Astronomy

One last look: Rosetta probe's last surprise for scientists

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists combing the last readings beamed home by the comet chaser Rosetta have discovered one final gift from the intrepid space explorer.<p>It's grainy and a little out of focus, but this is the last image captured by Rosetta as it barreled toward the surface of Comet 67P last …

Space

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The sun’s strongest flare in 11 years might help explain a solar paradox

A single complex sunspot called Active Region 2673 emitted seven bright flares — powerful bursts of radiation triggered by magnetic activity — from September 4 to September 10. Four were X-class solar flares, the most intense kind.<p>The strongest, released at 8:02 a.m. EDT on September 6, was an X9.3.<p>…

Astronomy

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Astrophysics

Astronomers observe an object in space unlike anything they've seen before

Astronomers recently observed a type of object in space unlike anything we’ve come across before. 288P is a binary asteroid – or two asteroids …

Skillet Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

Skillet Caramel Apple Pie Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Fit 1 piecrust on bottom and press up sides of a 9-inch cast-iron skillet. Transfer skillet to …

Baking

Jeremy Lee’s glorious custard tarts recipe

Custard tarts, those irresistible little morsels, are trickier than you might imagine to make yourself. The sublime Portuguese pastel de nata is hard to beat, but this variation on a trusted St John recipe manages it ...<p>Ah, the glories of custard tarts. They are quite irresistible, aren’t they? One …

Cassini Delivers a Final Round of Jaw-Dropping Images Before Its Death

After 20 years in space and 13 years on the job as a scientific instrument orbiting Saturn, Cassini, the probe sent to explore the ringed planet and …

Best Ever 3 Minute Fudge

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Butter a square pan and line with parchment paper for easy removal of set fudge. Set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a microwave safe 2 quart bowl, heat …

Watch NASA’s Cassini mission come to an end 20 years after launching

A bittersweet goodbye<p>NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will bid farewell later this morning, after spending 13 years orbiting the Saturn system. It’s a bittersweet goodbye — the probe was launched in 1997 and has successfully lasted through two mission extensions. Today it will dive into Saturn’s …

Space Exploration